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    Present perfect continuous

    How can i convert the below sentence into present perfect continuous.
    I have a car since i was seven.
    Please answer as soon as possible I have got a test tomorrow.
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Hello!

    It is better to use the simple form of the present perfect.

    I have had a car since I was seven.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    [QUOTE=Arctica1982;1127610]

    It is better to use the simple form of the present perfect.
    Why not present perfect continuous form?I mean my teacher has told me to convert the sentence into present perfect continuous form,is your answer ' I have had a car since I was seven' is in present perfect continuous ?If yes then why it doesn't contain the conventional been+verb+ing?

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    If this was a question from your teacher, we cannot help you. That is what your teacher is for.

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    #5

    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Arctica, please give the teachers here a chance to answer questions before you try.

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    No problem, I won't give any more answers if it's a problem for you. According to the rules of the forum I can give answers if I am sure about the answer.
    Last edited by Arctica1982; 21-Jan-2015 at 18:28.

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If this was a question from your teacher, we cannot help you. That is what your teacher is for.
    My teacher has told me that this question will be in my test paper.She will answer this after my test.I really don't want to loose my marks.Please answer.It's urgent.

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    Sorry. It is against our rules. Your teacher wants to know what you can do, not what we can do.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 21-Jan-2015 at 18:31. Reason: typo

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    I was absent when my teacher taught this lesson.Now i wan to learn this for my test.I find nothing wrong in it.It is not the exact sentence that would come in my test it is only a type .My teacher can give any sentence of this kind.I think it's my bad i should have said this type of question will be asked in my test rather than this question will come in my test.

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    Re: Present perfect continuous

    [QUOTE=Arctica1982;1127610]Hello!

    It is better to use the simple form of the present perfect.

    I have had a car since I was seven.

    I have a car since my age seven.

    Not a teacher.

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